Michaela Tabb leaves World Snooker circuit. On 23 January , she became the first woman ever to referee at a professional ranking snooker tournament when she took charge of a first-round match between Ken Doherty and James Wattana at the Welsh Open in Newport. Switch to Mobile Site. Tabb also refereed the World Championship final, in which Ronnie O’Sullivan defeated Ali Carter by 18 frames to 11 to win his fourth world title. For more information on cookies please refer to our cookies policy. Journal Media does not control and is not responsible for user created content, posts, comments, submissions or preferences.
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Who’s writing all this? Retrieved 7 January Tabb refereeing a German Masters match in Berlin. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.
Wire service provided by Associated Michaella. You can read more about that here. She refereed her first snooker match at the Crucible Theatre inand in became the first woman ever to referee the World Championship Final.
Tabb also refereed the World Championship final, in which Ronnie O’Sullivan defeated Ali Carter by 18 frames to 11 to win his fourth world title. Selected the following year to play on the Scottish Ladies’ Pool Team,  she went on to captain the team to two consecutive “Grand Slams” in and by winning the Nations Cup, European Championships, and World Championships in the same season. All articles with dead external links Articles with dead external links from April Use British English from August Use dmy dates from August Commons category link is on Wikidata.
She began refereeing professionally on the pool circuit inand has officiated at top pool tournaments such as the WPA World Nine-ball Championship and the Mosconi Cup.
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Contact Us Advertise With Us. Ronnie O’Sullivan in fresh row as he eyes final May 4th McInnes subsequently encouraged her to pursue refereeing at a professional level. Retrieved 2 April Cei mai buni 16 jucatori de snooker. Although Tabb was born in the south-west of England, tabb family moved to Scotland when she was three years old. On 3 and 4 MayTabb became the first woman to referee a World Snooker Championship final,  michaeela as John Higgins defeated Shaun Murphy by 18 frames to 9 to capture his third world title.
Michaela Tabb quits snooker
All content written by Ramona Dragomir. One email every morning As soon as new articles come online. In Julydwindling sponsorship revenue forced the WPBSA tavb cut its number of tournament referees from ten to eight. On 19 MarchWorld Snooker announced that Tabb had left the professional refereeing circuit.
World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Tabb had claimed sex discrimination, unfair dismissal and breach of contract against World Snooker, the business arm of the professional game, following her departure from the circuit in March.
She made her professional refereeing debut at the St. Switch to Mobile Site Sites: This marked the first time at the Crucible that two matches were simultaneously refereed by women.
As an individual competitor, Tabb won the UK women’s singles title in Interview with Martin Gould. People’s lives depend on this’. World Snooker has just released a statement announcing the fact that Scottish referee Michaela Tabb has decided to leave the World Snook News images provided by Press Association and Photocall Ireland mjchaela otherwise stated.
Tabb’s contract, along with that of Dutch referee Johan Oomen, was terminated on a last in, first out basis, threatening her future in the sport. Michaela Tabb leaves World Snooker circuit. Snooker Academy in Bangkok. Liveblog As it gabb As the referees walked out to officiate, they were accompanied by the song ” Sisters Are Doin’ It for Themselves “.